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2013-03-04 23:00:16

Used cooking oil plant latest in biofuel entities to earn RSB sustainability certification McLean, VA (PRWEB) March 04, 2013 The RSB Services Foundation, the implementing entity of the Roundtable on Sustainable Biofuels (RSB) which has developed a global sustainability standard and certification system for biofuel production, is pleased to announce that Piedmont Biofuels has earned the RSB sustainability certification. The RSB certification encompasses the Pittsboro, North Carolina plant,...

2013-02-25 23:00:15

RSB Grants Dynamic Fuels Sustainability Certification (PRWEB) February 25, 2013 The RSB Services Foundation, the implementing entity of the Roundtable on Sustainable Biofuels (RSB) which has developed a global sustainability standard and certification system for biofuel production, is pleased to announce that Dynamic Fuels, LLC (Dynamic Fuels) has earned the RSB sustainability certification. The RSB certification encompasses Dynamic Fuels´ Geismar, Louisiana plant, located near Baton...

2013-02-19 23:00:08

Biofuels Certification Provider Adds Global Clean Energy Holdings CEO to Board McLean, VA (PRWEB) February 19, 2013 The RSB Services Foundation, the implementing entity of the Roundtable on Sustainable Biofuels (RSB), a global sustainability standard and certification system for biofuel production, is pleased to announce that Mr. Richard Palmer is the newest Board member of RSB Services Foundation. Mr. Palmer is President and CEO of Global Clean Energy Holdings, Inc., a multi-national...

2012-09-24 21:27:24

First tops, then flops. That is one way of summing up the history of biofuels so far. A new study led by Empa gives an up-to-date picture of the ecobalance of various biofuels and their production processes. Only a few are overall more environmentally friendly than petrol. In recent years, the demand for supposedly environmentally friendly biofuels has increased significantly worldwide; on the one hand, this has resulted in the increased cultivation of so-called energy plants and, on the...


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humgruffin
  • A terrible or repulsive person.
Regarding the etymology of 'humgruffin,' the OED says (rather unhelpfully) that it's a 'made-up word.' We might guess that 'hum' comes from 'humbug' or possibly 'hum' meaning 'a disagreeable smell,' while 'gruffin' could be a combination of 'gruff' and 'griffin.'